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COCM Jan 2002
Valerius without reproach: Felix (who) found a melodious sojourn.
From The Martyrology of Tallaght
: Valerius Bishop; Januarius; Vincentius and eighteen others; Quintilianus; Cassianus; Matutinus; Paulinus; Urbanus; Martialis; Faustus; Successus; Felix; Paulus; Petrus Martyr; Primitivus; Cedianus; Bootus; Optatus; Frontonus; Julius; Bellicus; Municipus; Tetoticus; Orionis; Memonis; Hermetis and nineteen others and Felix with his companions.
(The Roman Martyrology has a Clement who died in 308 A.D., who suffered long with Agathangelus, and who was Bishop of Ancyra in Galatia.
was known as a traveling wonderworker, long suffering for Christ, and devoted to children and the poor, but the modern Romans do not believe in either his
sufferings or miracles.
is known in MT as "Galatia" or "Clamatus.")
Martyrdom of Babylas, Bishop
of Antioch with his
child-disciples Urbanus, Grilidianus, and Epalonus.
Babylas, i.e. a Martyr and Bishop
, i.e. the fifteenth Bishop of Antioch after Peter.
Also: Baetan of Methus Truim; Bishop
Guasacht from Granard; Manchan of Liath son of Indach.
TSI lists Guasacht, a son of Miluic who had enslaved St. Patrick as a youth, on this day.
Guasacht was eudcated by St. Patrick and Consecrated Bishop of Granard in County Longford.
Miluic himself unfortunately would not meet with his
former slave, instead locking himself inside his
house and setting fire to it, but his
son and daughters and grandsons are all Saints of the church.
See December 11 th, January 1st, and June 23 rd.
Also: Mochonnae of Ernaide and Mochuae; Bishop
Guaire in Gobol; Mc.h. (Moccu) Greccae in Findchell; Findche virgo of Sliab Guaire; Saint Aeda Bishop.
Acts 21:16-25 Going with St. Paul to Jerusalem were probably St. Luke (because "we" is used often), some disciples of Caesarea
, and Mnason who was from Cyprus "with whom we could lodge." The brethren were glad to see them, and on the day following, they went in to see St. James the Righteous, Bishop of Jerusalem, with "all the ancients.
More history of St. Paul is told by Eusebius Pamphilus, Bishop of Caesaria, in the second book of his Ecclesiastical History, and also by St. Symeon Metaphrastes.